mike reed's people, places & things

Chicago-based drummer and composer Mike Reed has 

From the liner notes of "About Us":
"The original focus of our quartet was to investigate and reinvent some of the under-recorded, under-recognized aspects of the vibrant Chicago jazz scene circa 1954-60. "

So it comes as no surprise that two of these albums include Sun Ra compositions.


  mike reed's people, places & things: proliferation
    (2008, cd, usa, 482 music 482-1060) - incl. 'planet earth' and 'saturn' (sun ra)

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  mike reed's people, places & things: about us
    (2009, cd, usa, 482 music 482-1068)

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  mike reed's people, places & things: stories and negotiations
    (2010, cd, usa, 482 music 482-1070) - feat. julian priester // incl. 'el is a sound of joy' (sun ra)

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  living by lanterns: new myth / old science
    (2012, cd, usa, cuneiform records rune 345) =  jason adasiewicz & mike reed  //  compositions based on unpublished compositions and improvisations by sun ra

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concerts / radio broadcasts

Mike Reed's People, Places & Things




the others of invention



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